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Alef Is for AllahChildhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Alef Is for Allah: Childhood, Emotion, and Visual Culture in Islamic Societies

Jamal J. Elias

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520290075
eISBN:
9780520964402
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290075.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This book explores the emotional space occupied by children in modern Islamic societies. Focusing on visual representations of children, primarily from modern Turkey, Iran, and Pakistan, it examines ... More

Anthropomorphism in IslamThe Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Anthropomorphism in Islam: The Challenge of Traditionalism (700-1350)

Livnat Holtzman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780748689569
eISBN:
9781474444828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748689569.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

More than any other issue in early and medieval Islamic theology, anthropomorphism (tashbīh) stood at the heart of many theological debates. These debates were not purely intellectual; they were ... More

Antoine de ChandieuThe Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Antoine de Chandieu: The Silver Horn of Geneva's Reformed Triumvirate

Theodore Van Raalte

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190882181
eISBN:
9780190882211
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190882181.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Religion and Literature

The first study in any language dedicated to the influential theological publications of Antoine de Chandieu begins by introducing us to the memory of Chandieu as it was at Theodore Beza’s death. ... More

The Appearing of God

The Appearing of God

Jean-Yves Lacoste

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198827146
eISBN:
9780191866050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827146.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

The nine essays in The Appearing of God are situated on the fluid border of philosophy and theology, and follow a path leading from classic modern philosophical discussions of experience to some ... More

Arguing with AsenethGentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Arguing with Aseneth: Gentile Access to Israel's Living God in Jewish Antiquity

Jill Hicks-Keeton

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190878993
eISBN:
9780190879020
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190878993.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Arguing with Aseneth shows how the ancient romance Joseph and Aseneth moves a minor character in Genesis from obscurity to renown, weaving a new story whose main purpose was to intervene in ancient ... More

Atonement

Atonement

Eleonore Stump

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198813866
eISBN:
9780191851605
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813866.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion in the Ancient World

The doctrine that Christ has saved human beings from their sins, with all that that salvation entails, is the distinctive doctrine of Christianity. Over the course of many centuries of reflection on ... More

Before the BibleThe Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Before the Bible: The Liturgical Body and the Formation of Scriptures in early Judaism

Judith H. Newman

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190212216
eISBN:
9780190212230
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190212216.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

This book reveals the landscape of scripture in an era prior to the crystallization of the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible, and before the canonization of the Christian Bible. Most accounts of the formation ... More

Being Christian in Vandal AfricaThe Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Being Christian in Vandal Africa: The Politics of Orthodoxy in the Post-Imperial West

Robin Whelan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295957
eISBN:
9780520968684
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295957.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Recent work on the notoriously passionate Christian conflicts of the later Roman Empire has elucidated their wide-ranging political and social implications. However, the fifth-century conquest of the ... More

Bonhoeffer on ResistanceThe Word Against the Wheel

Bonhoeffer on Resistance: The Word Against the Wheel

Michael P. DeJonge

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198824176
eISBN:
9780191863264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198824176.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

A recent flurry of references to Dietrich Bonhoeffer in the context of political resistance shows that the story of his struggle against the Third Reich continues to animate imaginations across a ... More

Children in Ancient IsraelThe Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective

Children in Ancient Israel: The Hebrew Bible and Mesopotamia in Comparative Perspective

Shawn W. Flynn

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198784210
eISBN:
9780191826849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198784210.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies, Judaism

Flynn contributes to the emerging field of childhood studies in the Hebrew Bible by isolating stages of a child’s life and, through a comparative perspective, studies the place of children in the ... More

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